Allen Moreland

Allen Moreland




Allen is an American and naturalized Brazilian attorney with over 25 years of experience in major U.S. law firms managing cross-border Latin American and Caribbean financing and corporate transactions, including high-yield, Euro and sovereign bond issuances, structured finance transactions (including future-flow receivables and pre-export transactions) and all types of lending transactions.

Allen also has substantial experience in advising on M&A (especially Latin American distressed M&A) and private equity transactions. Allen have spent almost my entire career working with clients in Brazil, the rest of Latin America and the Caribbean.

Among the highlights of Allen’s career are:

  • Advising underwriters and issuers in respect of dozens of cross-border bond issuances
  • Representing the Government of Belize in five separate sovereign bond transactions
  • Representing the purchasers/borrowers in an acquisition loan financing involving security located in sixteen separate Caribbean jurisdictions
  • Representing a major multilateral development bank in the first-ever Dollar-denominated financing back by Brazilian Real-denominated real estate receivables
  • Structuring and negotiating export receivables securitizations involving the Brazilian steel industry
  • Advising the sureties in connection with the ticket sales securitizations of major Latin American airlines.

Allen is registered with the Brazilian OAB - SP as a foreign legal advisor and speaks fluent Portuguese, German and good Spanish. Starting in 2022, he has been deeply involved in the drafting, on a pro bono basis, of the agreements for the Miami Center for Mental Health and Recovery.


  • Columbia Law School, New York, New York
  • Northwestern University

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  • New York

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  • International Corporate Securities
  • Banking

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  • Portuguese
  • German
  • Spanish

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